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Let us help you stay up to date with what's new and what's coming to Nashville's tasteful food scene.

With so many anticipated Nashville restaurant openings, it’s hard to keep up with what has already opened, what’s coming soon, and what’s changed. Let us help you stay up to date with all the delicious Nashville restaurant news.  

Recently Opened
  • Bad Idea (October 2023)
    Bad Idea, a wine-forward restaurant from sommelier Alex Burch, is open in East Nashville.

  • Blind Barber (October 2023)
    A barbershop by day and cocktail lounge by night opened in South Gulch.

  • Black Market Bar and Grill (September 2023)
    Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, owner George Cowgil has brought the Black Market to Printer’s Alley.

  • Tiger Bar (September 2023)
    Tiger Bar has taken over 2909 B Gallatin Pike in East Nashville. The bar offers a menu of classic cocktails from the 1930s era.

  • The Iberian Pig (September 2023)
    The Iberian Pig serves a modern Spanish menu offering traditional tapas, charcuterie, and queso.

  • Sports & Social Green Hills (September 2023)
    A one-of-a-kind sports bar at The Mall at Green Hills boasts a 33-foot LED media wall and 20+ HDTVs, making it the next best thing to watch the game at the stadium.

  • Pelato (August 2023)
    An Italian concept by two New York City restaurateurs opened in Germantown.

  • Iggy’s (July 2023)
    Italian-inspired restaurant and wine bar centered around fresh pasta in Wedgewood-Houston.

  • Ophelia’s Pizza + Bar (June 2023)
    Italian-inspired cuisine created by Chef Partners Jamie Lynch and Adam Hodgson utilizing imported Italian ingredients as well as local Nashville products in the heart of Downtown.

  • Present Tense (June 2023)
    Co-owned and operated by Michelin-starred restaurant veterans Rick Margaritov and Ryan Costanza, Present Tense brings Southeast Asian dishes and sake to Wedgewood-Houston.

  • Marble Fox Brewing Company (June 2023)
    From beer tastings and food pairings to live music and trivia nights, there’s always something going on at this brewery.

  • St. Vito Focacciaria (May 2023)
    Nashville-based sfincione pizza and Sicilian street food concept open in the Gulch.

  • Black Tap (May 2023)
    With award-winning burgers, iconic Crazyshake® milkshakes, and downtown NYC vibes, Black Tap puts a southern spin on its menu while adding new locally-inspired offerings.

  • Riviere (May 2023)
    Offering a fresh, modern menu atop the Four Seasons Hotel.

  • Hero Doughnuts (May 2023)
    Started as a pop-up shop, Hero has opened a location in Sylvan Heights.

  • Sinatra Bar & Lounge (April 2023)
    Sinatra Bar & Lounge is an intimate and elevated dining experience offering a Manhattan meets Palm Springs ambiance featuring classic Italian dishes, craft cocktails, and live music daily.

  • Bills Sandwich Palace (April 2023)
    A small batch, regionally inspired sandwich shop with a rotating menu.

  • Hand Cut Chophouse (April 2023)
    Finest chops, burgers, pasta, and more using modern recipes and quality ingredients with a full mixology bar and world-class wine list.

  • Salt Grass Steakhouse (April 2023)
    An open-campfire style steakhouse with Shiner Bock beer bread made from scratch daily to Certified Angus Beef® steaks chargrilled to perfection opened in Opryland.

  • Hearts (March 2023)
    An all-day, Australian-inspired breakfast, brunch, and lunch spot in 12South featuring all your breakfast favorites plus some unique and exciting dishes inspired by the Melbourne cafe culture.

  • Kisser (March 2023)
    Located in East Nashville's Highland Yards, Kisser opened in March 2023.

  • Noko (March 2023)
    Asian-inspired, wood-fired restaurant influenced by the wanderlust and simplicity of the region, nestled in the heart of East Nashville.

  • Streetcar Taps and Garden (March 2023)
    Chef Carter Hach serves seasonal menus, beer, wine, and cocktails in a turn-of-the-century brick building that once housed West Nashville's first grocery.

  • Teddy’s Tavern (March 2023)
    A locally-founded bar and restaurant aimed at bringing some of the old to new Nashville.

  • Velvet Taco (March 2023)
    A one-of-a-kind taco concept serving premium food in a unique & funky fast-casual setting opened in East Nashville.

  • Doughbird Pizza & Chicken (February 2023)
    Fox Restaurant Concepts opened Doughbird Pizza & Chicken at Hill Center Green Hills.

  • TMRW (February 2023)
    Located blocks from the historic Music Row and steps from Vanderbilt, TMRW is one of the top bars in Nashville.

  • Harriet's, 1 Hotel rooftop (January 2023)
    Located on the hotel's 19th floor, the 7,255-square-foot bar has indoor and outdoor lounge seating that can host about 260 people.

  • Pullman Standard Bar (January 2023)
    Cummins Station welcomed an upscale cocktail bar with James Beard Award-winning chef RJ Cooper at the helm.

  • Gully Boyz (November 2022)
    Serving fresh and boldly spiced Indian and Pakistani cuisine in a fast-casual format, Gully Boyz is now open in East Nashville.

  • Mimo Restaurant and Bar (November 2022)
    Blending Southern Italian cuisine with Southern influences, this restaurant is open alongside Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences.

  • Two Hands (November 2022)
    A community-focused restaurant based in Australian cafe culture.

Coming Soon
  • BetMGM Sports Lounge
    A new modern restaurant is coming to Bridgestone Arena in the winter of 2023. Read more from

  • Upbeet
    An Atlanta-based counter-serve fast-casual concept offering vegetarian and organic-focused grain bowls and smoothies is slated to open a location in the Gulch in 2023. Read more from Nashville Post.

  • Chief's
    Eric Church's six-story Lower Broadway bar has plans to open in 2023. It will feature an intimate, seated live music venue and a whole hog barbecue restaurant on the rooftop, serving meats from pitmaster and James Beard Award-winner Rodney Scott. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • Friends In Low Places
    Garth Brooks is opening a bar on Lower Broadway in 2023, featuring three floors, live music stages, and multiple bars. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • Café Momentum
    Award-winning restaurant and culinary training facility for justice-impacted youth opening in 2023. Read more from the Nashville Scene.

  • Momotaro
    Opening in 2023 in Wedgewood-Houston, this modern Japanese restaurant will use local ingredients and traditional methods. Read more from the Nashville Scene.

  • Pastis
    The famed New York City bistro from Keith McNally will open in 2023 next to Soho House Nashville. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • Good People Brewing Company
    Birmingham-based Good People Brewing Company is eyeing a late 2023 opening in East Nashville's Cleveland Park neighborhood. The taproom will offer a small brewing component at the historic McGavock House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more from the Nashville Post.

  • Joe Muer Seafood
    Detroit-based Joe Vicari Restaurant Group announced Tuesday it will open Joe Muer Seafood at Capitol View in the North Gulch in late 2023. Read more from the Nashville Post.


  • Barracuda Taco Stand
    Based in New Orleans, Barracuda Taco Stand will take Silo Studios' outdoor amenity space in early 2024. Read more from the Nashville Post.

  • Brotherly Love
    Nashvillian John Hoffman owns Brotherly Love, which will focus on Philadelphia-style cheesesteaks. This will be Hoffman’s first Brotherly Love, which will operate from an outdoor dining patio in the Nations beginning in early 2024. Read more from the Nashville Post.

  • Fancypants
    An Honest to Goodness Hospitality concept is opening at 917 Dickerson Pike in East Nashville in early 2024. Led by chef Weaver, the kitchen will offer a unique grid-style menu that features a seasonal tasting of dishes that can be mixed and matched, shared or not. Read more from Nashville Lifestyles.

  • Fogg Street Lawn Club
    A multilevel entertainment venue with rooftop British lawn bowling and a rugby and soccer pub is opening downtown Nashville in the Spring of 2024. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.

  • Andiamo Presto
    Detroit-based Joe Vicari Restaurant Group announced Tuesday it will open Andiamo Presto at Capitol View in the North Gulch in late 2024. Read more from the Nashville Post.


  • Ocean Prime
    Columbus-based Cameron Mitchell Restaurants is planning its first Nashville restaurant. Ocean Prime will open in 10,000 square feet at the Nashville Yards project in 2025, marking the brand's 21st location. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
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